Quick Hit Article #8: Say No To Flouro(Quinolone) in Pyelo

Quick Hit Article: Pyelonephritis treatment in the community emergency department: Cephalosporins vs. first-line agents.

Vogler 2018 Aug 8. pii: S0735-6757(18)30652-1

The Bottom Line: In this retropsective chart review with moderate (not optimal) methods, patients placed on cephalosporins had significantly less treatment failure (0% vs 23%, p< 0.001) than when placed on either TMP/SMX or Fluoroquinolones.


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